Help Centre for Employers

Can contributions be altered for individual employees?

A NOW: Pensions scheme can be designed to meet different needs by offering increasing contribution rates over time and/or variable rates where an employer can offer greater contributions to different employees.

If an employer decides to change or add a different tier with different contribution rates than what they have already agreed to, they will need to contact employer support on 0 330 100 3399 to request an addendum to the contract.

If/when this is approved they can alter contributions by changing the Employer Contribution (ER CONTS) amount and Employer Contribution Rate (ER CONT %) within the payroll file.

Why do we insist on having a choice of fund manager when the evidence shows there is usually no benefit to be gained…and there is always a negative impact in terms of cost? — Anthony Hilton financial editor of the Evening Standard writing in Pensions World, June 2013
“We were impressed with the simplicity of its scheme. The ease of implementation was also a big plus for us and has removed much of the administrative headache.” — Neil Tune, HR director at Fitness First
I am backing NOW: Pensions, the ATP project, because I believe it will encourage transparency, low costs and decent returns for millions of British employees. — Nigel Waterson, former Shadow Pensions Minister
I am excited to be joining such a distinguished Board of Trustees, over-seeing a modern, transparent, cost efficient and high-performing pension fund. — Win Robbins, former Head of European Fixed Income Barclays Global Investors
I've known ATP for many years and have enormous respect for the effectiveness of their investment strategy. I'm convinced that NOW: Pensions can become a major player in the UK and look forward to being a part of that success. — Chris Daykin, the former Government Actuary